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  1. Lighting the Milky WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CNN

    The dark night skies in Utah allow for some wonderful views of the Milky Way. This self portrait was shot at the Green River overlook in Canyonlands National Park in Utah.


  2. National Park Service Announces 2015 Fire RestrictionsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Canyonlands National Park

    Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments. Beginning at midnight on Friday, July 3, 2015, fires will be permitted only in designated fire grates in developed campgrounds and picnic areas.


  3. Body of missing Kanab man found near CanyonlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | KSL-TV

    The body of a 69-year-old Kanab man who was reported missing nearly a week ago was found Saturday near Canyonlands National Park. Kenneth Johnson's body was found by San Juan County sheriff's deputies and National Park Service rangers responding to a report of a vehicle stuck in sand in Davis Canyon , according to a statement from the sheriff's office.


  4. Canyonlands National Park bwRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | TrekEarth

    Author Edward Abbey described the Canyonlands as "the most weird, wonderful, magical place on earth - there is nothing else like it anywhere." There are four districts: the Needles, the Maze, the Colorado and Green River canyons, and the Island in the Sky .


  5. Hit the Water: Paddling Essentials for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Backpacker

    ... expedition-size backpack), which proved enough for a multiday outing on the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park. $1,119; 50 lbs.; Get comfort and, of course, flotation without pricey bells and whistles. Contoured front foam ...


  6. 12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to stunning sites that offer an escape from the masses. From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 US ...


  7. Canyonlands - Shafer TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | TrekEarth

    ... Colorado River. The road is quickly directly under Dead Horse Point State Park. The road enters Canyonlands National Park and starts ascending steep slopes in a series of stunning switchbacks, with the LaSal Mountains as a distant backdrop. The road ...


  8. Traveler's Gear Box: Chaco's OutCross Evo 2 Water ShoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | National Parks Traveler

    ... th further testing in store this summer on the Main Salmon in Idaho and the Colorado River through Canyonlands National Park in Utah, we'll see how these stand up to use. So far, they've been impressive.


  9. On the Road to Red RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Kos

    ... a new Bears Ears National Monument. From San Juan County, we headed north toward the area around Canyonlands National Park. When we camped near here at Dead Horse State Park a couple of years ago, we were shocked to see the light of flared gas from ...


  10. Colorado moms share their tips for camping with kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Grand Junction Free Press

    From left to right, Jordan, Kalina and Mandy Ivanov enjoy morning cocoa on a camping trip outside of the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, a BLM site. Solar s'mores, battery operated glowsticks, and Rebecca Plants Curiosity Cards , a portable set of 50 open-ended questions on a ring to learn more about one another outside, great for the campsite or on the way there.


  11. Wild Burros of the San RafaelRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Sun Advocate

    ... so I know I didn't count any burros multiple times. There is another herd of burros near and in Canyonlands National Park. These are the only two herds in the state. There are a lot more wild horses, which will be the subject of a future article. ...


  12. Willoughby: Brendan Olson was a mountain of a man in the mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Denver Post

    ... although certainly for some time to come. We lost Brendan in a tragic rock-climbing accident at Canyonlands National Park in Utah last weekend. An anchor bolt failed as he rappelled from the crest of an enticing spire. At age 47, the Vail ski ...


  13. National Parks in the MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... featured in Close Encounters of a Third Kind, and Thelma & Louise drove through parts of Canyonlands National Park. One of the most successful movies of all time, Star Wars wouldn't be complete without footage from Death Valley. George Lucas ...


  14. Yellowstone Sees Two Bison Attacks in Three WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... true treasure. Here are 10 great reasons to visit it right now. More than 440,000 people visit the Canyonlands National Park -- located in Southwest Utah -- every year and it's easy to see why: Dramatic arches and serpentine slot canyons are only ...


  15. The San Rafael SwellRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Sun Advocate

    ... The Swell covers over 3,000 square miles. No state park is remotely that large. In comparison Canyonlands National Park is 528 square miles. The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is almost as large as The Swell and it's managed in a very ...


  16. Heavy traffic forces shutdown at entrance to Arches N.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Moab Times-Independent

    ... and overflowing throughout the three-day holiday. Visitation to the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands National Park was also heavy on Saturday, as many people headed to that park when they could not enter Arches, Cannon said. Traffic was ...


  17. 'Ranger Barb' retires from partnership coordinator positionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Robbins comes to the region from Utah, where she spent three years working in outdoor education in Canyonlands National Park. Bailey said Robbins planned to keep in line with Walker's emphasis on educational programs, along with the environmental ...


  18. Vacationland: National ParksRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... the early morning or late evening. A sevenday vehicle pass cost $10. ( arch/index.htm) . Canyonlands National Park: Just west of Moab, this park covers 337,598 acres overing one-of-a-kind views of monoliths, mesas and arches carved by the ...


  19. Vacationland: MoabRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... along the paved 36-mile Scenic Drive. Don't miss Balanced Rock, Delicate Arch and Double Arch. Canyonlands National Park, about 32 miles from Moab, also has a $10 vehicle entrance fee. While exploring Canyonlands, which happens to be the largest ...


  20. Utah's iconic arches are 'talking,' geologist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... Experts are now monitoring the resonate properties of southern Utah's famous sandstone arches. CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK - People who visit Utah's iconic natural arches usually do it for the natural beauty, and some probably for the peace and quiet. ...